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Market Grapevine for September 2

Our attention at SustainFloyd turns to the first big fundraiser for the Community Market, our Breakfast at the Market on September 11th.  The breakfast will be held under the pavilion during the farmers market beginning at 8:30 am until 11:00 am.  Alert readers may realize that the Harvest Festival and

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From Mindless to Mindful Society

If you can’t watch John Gerzema’s TED-Talk video (16 minutes) read a text version at Abundance-blog, one excerpt below: Returning to the Fold Recently there’s been a rise in community-mindedness.  For one thing, people are looking more and more to their neighbors as their support system. Also, co-operative consumerism has

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App State Scrapes the Plate

Over the 1999 spring semester, students enrolled in a sustainable development curriculum at Appalachian State spearheaded a project to collect food waste from campus food services. A year later, students in an Appropriate Technology curriculum track launched a pilot project, constructing an aerated static pile and composting about 18 tons

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